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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 197 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel B. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the six volumes of miscellany of Daniel B. Smith. The collection includes three school notebooks, and two volumes of library catalogs.
Dates: 1807-1842

John W. Spaeth Jr. lecture notes

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-065
Overview This collection is made up of two notebooks: one for English 9a (1915-1916) and one for English 10b (1916). Both classes were taught by Dr. Francis B. Gummere.
Dates: 1915 - 1916

Sigmund Spaeth philosophy notes

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-027
Overview This collection contains a notebook with notes and illustrations about philosophy and Christian theology, written by Sigmund Spaeth during his time as a student at Haverford College between 1901 and 1905.
Dates: ca. 1901-1905

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics in...
Dates: 1896-2003

Thomas Stewardson's "Recollections of Haverford and After, 1841-1857"

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-060
Overview This collection contains the original manuscript and a typed copy of "Recollections of Haverford and After 1841-1857" by Thomas Stewardson (1829-1902). Some of the topics he discusses include: the Loganian Society, food, academics, insect collecting, and other reflections about life at Haverford College.
Dates: 1857

Francis M. Stifler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-062
Overview Francis M. Stifler was born in Roselle, New Jersey on March 11, 1903 and attended Haverford College from 1921 to 1925. The Francis M. Stifler scrapbook contains materials related to Francis' student life and general on-campus happenings during his tenure at the college. Among the collected materials are official college forms and corresponces; tickets, programs, and invitations from various on-campus events and sporting contests; photographs of Haverford buildings and Haverford students, and...
Dates: 1921 - 1925

Stokes-Woodruff family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1263
Scope and Contents note The Stokes-Woodruff Family papers span a wide range of topics and material types all related to the lives of the Stokes and Woodruff families. The collection is divided into four series: F.J. Stokes Company Papers, Stokes Family Papers, Woodruff Family Papers, and Other Family Histories. The first series, F.J. Stokes Company Papers, is comprised of documents related to the organization and administration of the F.J. Stokes Machine Company including publicity materials, company records, and...
Dates: 1809-2001, n.d. ; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1965

"Poems of Su-Shieh"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-128
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of the "Poems of Su-Shieh," and the labels that accompanied it during an earlier exhibit. This modern copy of the poems of Su-Shieh was produced as a copy book for practice in handwriting. The original poems of Su-Shieh, according to the introduction of the volume, were written during a party when Su-Shieh was reading ancient poetry to his guests, and suggested that they write their own poems. It was published by the “Public...
Dates: Undated

Charles S. Taylor cash book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-049
Overview This collection contains a small ledger detailing Taylor's accounts during some of his time during and after Haverford College, between 1870 and 1872. There are also five loose sheets of receipts and bills from Haverford College.
Dates: 1870 - 1872

Taylor Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1233
Overview This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families as well as local historical information. The latter who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.
Dates: 1737-1999